Sambalpuri dresses are Pure Handloom cotton or pure silk dress materials with high durability and comfort. These are traditional handwoven Ikat wherein the warp and the weft are tie-dyed before weaving. It is produced in the Bargarh, Sonepur, Sambalpur, Balangir district, Boudh District of Odisha. Sambalpuri fabrics are known for their incorporation of traditional motifs like shankha (shell), chakra (wheel), phula (flower), all of which have deep symbolism, but the highpoint of these sarees is the traditional craftsmanship of the 'Bandhakala', the Tie-dye art reflected in their intricate weaves, also known as Sambalpuri "Ikkat". In this technique, the threads are first tie-dyed and later woven into a fabric, with the entire process taking many weeks.
Sambhalpuri handloom cotton dresses are well known for there durability, fabric quality and classic look.
Sambhalpuri dress is made from fabric woven on ahand-loom and is popular throughout India.Varieties of the Sambalpuri dress include Ikat, Pasapali and Bomkai dresses, which are in high demand.
Sambalpuri fabrics reflect an original style of craft known as Baandha. Baandha fabric is created using a tie-dye technique. The yarns are tied according to the desired patterns to prevent absorption of dyes, and then dyed. The yarns or set of yarns so produced is called 'Baandha'. The unique feature of this form of designing is that the designs are reflected almost identically on both side of the fabric. Once the frabic is dyed it can never be bleached into other colour.This versatile technique enables a craftsman to weave colourful designs, patterns and images into a fabric capable of inspiring a thought or conveying a message. Therefore, the pricing also varies from low to high, depending on the pattern woven. 'Sambhalpuri Ikat' dresses have ikat designs woven, 'Sambhalpuri Bomkai' dresses have embossed thread-work of beautiful designs and 'Sambhalpuri Pasapalli' have beautiful block designs woven. There may be woven together with thread work, to bring a more beautiful fabric.
Material & Care
Material : 100% Pure Handloom Cotton
Color-fast (Soak in salt water for five minutes before the first wash. Any excess dye, would leave off the cloth)
3 piece salwar suit – 2.5mts top with Sambhalpuri cotton with woven Ikat, Pasapalli or Bomkai, 2.25mts Sambhalpuri cotton salwar and 2.5mts Sambhalpuri cotton designed dupatta.
Care : Hand wash, Do not dry in direct sunlight (dry in shade), wash in cold or luke warm water.
* Images are taken carefully such that the original colour does not vary. Colours may slightly vary from the original depending on the parameters set in the monitor and light effects.
* It is always advisable to soak new cotton clothes in water and then dry them before stitching. This ensures perfect fit after stitching. This material needs lining to be stitched.
Ideal for: Festivals, Pujas, Casual Gatherings, Gift for someone you love and also great for daily use.